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GST Seva Kendra soon at the Customs House

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

A Seva Kendra will soon be set up at the Customs House in Kolkata, according to Bijay Kumar, Chief Commissioner, CGST, customs and excise,

"This Seva Kendra is going to be an excellent support for you in filing return. Please come and take the help of the Seva Kendra. Things will be much easier," Kumar told a group of exporters and importers at a Clinic organized by here today.

Kumar said any export is zero-rated supply. In response to queries raised by stakeholders on to and Bhutan through Indian rupee, Kumar clarified that it would be considered like any other export.

T B Chatterjee, Chief Corporate Officer, Ltd, said that there has been reduction in 30 per cent cost of transportation through road.

"Since octroi is no longer in force, there is no need to maintain godowns to avoid octroi and hence now companies can maintain stock for fewer days," he said.

The Clinic was part of a exercise to disseminate information pertaining to mandatory compliance obligations, and also the changes required to make business compatible with the GST provisions.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, August 11 2017. 21:22 IST